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- Publisher: Greenwood Press
- Format: Hardback | 176 pages
- Dimensions: 158mm x 247mm x 19mm | 413g
- Publication date: 30 August 2001
- Publication City/Country: Westport
- ISBN 10: 1573563862
- ISBN 13: 9781573563864
- Illustrations note: index
- Sales rank: 1,844,856
Teaching Faculty How to Use Technology covers the critical developments in the use of technology for college teaching in North America and worldwide. Despite the huge investments in campus network infrastructures, the most daunting challenge in implementing technology in college teaching is the training of faculty in the use of these new technologies. Key challenges for this critical task are discussed, including such issues as funding, technical and pedagogical training/support, organizational structures, reward systems, workload issues, multi-institutional collaboration, collective bargaining, and intellectual property.
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A. W. (TONY) BATES is the Director of Distance Education and Technology at the University of British Columbia. RHONDA M. EPPER is Special Consultant, California State University, Office of the Chancellor.
?Decision makers in higher education should consider the perspectives offered in this book; stakeholders already committed to the use of technology may find it necessary to mediate them.?-NACADA
Table of contents
1 Preface 2 College Teaching in the Information Age by Rhonda M. Epper 3 Benchmarking Best Practices in Faculty Instructional Development by Marisa Martin Brown and Ron Webb 4 Institutionalizing Support for Faculty Use of Technology at the University of Central Florida by Joel L. Hartman and Barbara Truman-Davis 5 The Evolution of Faculty Instructional Development in the Use of Technology at College Boreal, Ontario by Chantal Pollock, David Fasciano, Louise Gervais-Guy, Renee Hallee, Daniel Gingras, and Raymond Guy 6 Designing Advanced Learning Communities: Virginia Tech's Story by Anne H. Moore 7 Developing Faculty Use of Technology: The Bellevue Community College Experience by Kae R. Hutchinson 8 The California State University Center for Distributed Learning by Gerard L. Hanley and Charles Schneebeck 9 eyond Button-Pushing: Using Technology to Improve Learning by A. W. (Tony) Bates 10 Index